This day in #history 06/03
1926 – China asks for a seat in the Security council
1933 – Poland occupies free city Danzig (Gdansk)
1957 – Ghana (formerly Gold Coast) declares independence from UK
1964 – Cassius Clay joins the Nation of Islam and its leader Elijah Muhammad renames him Muhammad Ali
1975 – Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.
1992 – The Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers
1994 – Referendum in Moldova results in the electorate voting against possible reunification with Romania.
1997 – Picasso’s painting Tête de Femme is stolen from a London gallery, and is recovered a week later.
1998 – 1st time the British flag is flown over Buckingham Palace
1475 – Michelangelo, Italian painter (David) (d. 1564)
1927 – Gabriel García Márquez, Aracataca, Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist (1982 Nobel Prize in Literature)
1972 – Shaquille O’Neal, Newark NJ, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Oly-gold-96)
1997 – Anthony Hopkins, clinical Neurologist, dies at 59
1998 – Adem Jasari, Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) leader, killed
2009 – Susan Tsvangirai, wife of Morgan Tsvangirai (b. 1959
2010 – Endurance Idahor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1984)